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TC Arts Summer Art Camp

June 27 – July 1

Sponsored by:

Sunrise Cafe, Ash Grove Cabins & Camping, & Highland Books

art camp

The Transylvania Community Arts Council invites youth ages 5-12 years old to explore visual arts, movement and dance.

Teachers: Lori Park, Billy Smith and Kristin Pangle

Morning and afternoon sessions are available.

Morning session goes from 9 am – 12 noon and the afternoon session goes from 1 pm – 4 pm.

Cost for the week-long art camp is $125 per child and includes all supplies and snacks.

To register call TC Arts Council at 828-884-2787 or email tcarts@comporium.net.

The TC Arts Council is located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard, NC.

To learn more about the TC Arts Council go to www.tcarts.org.

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June 27

Open Mic Nite for Writers @ TC Arts

Hosted by The Brevard Author’s Guild

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has partnered with The Brevard Author’s Guild to present an open mic night for writers during Arts & Culture Week 2016.

All types of writers are invited to share their literary works on Monday, June 27th from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

Each speaker will be allotted 5 minutes to present their material.

This free event will take place at the TC Arts Council building located at 349 S. Caldwell St. in Brevard, NC.

To register call the TC Arts Council at 828.884.2787.

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TRANSYLVANIA ART GUILD’S

SUMMER ARTS SHOWCASE

June 24 – July 15

Public Reception: June 24 from 5pm-8pm

TAG 2016 Sharyn Fogel Reflections

Sharyn Fogel

TAG 2016 Shirl Thomas

Shirl Thomas

TAG 2016 Joe Hagarty

Joe Hagarty

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ARTS & CULTURE CELEBRATION 2016

BREVARD & TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY

June 24 – July 4

 

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Sponsored by:

Jerome & Summey Insurance, City of Brevard,

TC Arts Council, NC Arts Council & Audrey Love Charitable Foundation 

Enjoy more than 100 Arts & Cultural events in downtown Brevard and Transylvania County.

FRIDAY, JUNE 24

 Scenic 276 South Corridor Fine Art & Craft Studio Tour, Go at your own pace—visit www.scenic276arts.com for list of participating studios and hours of operation.

 

Downtown Sculpture Walk, walking tour at your own pace, visit artsofbrevard.org and click on Art Tours for map.

 

Transylvania Art Guild’s Summer Arts Showcase at TC Arts Council, Art Exhibit, 9:30am – 4:30 pm, TC Arts Council, 349 S. Caldwell Street, Brevard, 828.884.2787.

 

Blue Ridge Bakery Boys, Music, 10 am – 12 pm, 86 W. Main Street, Brevard, 828.883.8444.

 

Discovery at Dusk Guided Paddling Trip, 4 pm – 8 pm, Headwaters Outfitters 25 Parkway Rd. Rosman, NC, 828.877.3106.

 

Brevard’s 4th Friday Gallery Walk, 5 pm – 8 pm, Art Galleries & Restaurants, located in Downtown Brevard, for more information call the TC Arts Council at 828.884.2787 or go to www.artsofbrevard.org and click on Art Tours.

 

Opening Night! An American in Paris with Jean-Yves Thibaudet, 6 pm, Brevard Music Center, Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium, 349 Andante Lane, Brevard, 828.862.2105.

 

Friday Night Jamboree, 6 pm, Music, Lake Toxaway Community Center, 81 Slick Fisher Road, Lake Toxaway, 828.966.4060.

 

Maggie Valley Band at Oskar Blues, 6 pm – 8 pm, Oskar Blues Brewery, 342 Mountain Industrial Drive, Brevard, 828.883.2337.

 

Paint n Pour Fridays, 6 pm – 8:30 pm, Registration required, Coffee cARTS, 1061 Rosman Hwy, Brevard, 828.877.5245.

 

Summer Concert Series ~ Jeff Black, 7:30 pm, Free Concert, TC Library, 212 S. Gaston Street, Brevard, 828.884.3151.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 25

 Scenic 276 South Corridor Fine Art & Craft Studio Tour, Go at your own pace—visit www.scenic276arts.com for list of participating studios and hours of operation.

 

Downtown Sculpture Walk, walking tour at your own pace, visit artsofbrevard.org and click on Art Tours for map.

 

Orvis Fly Fishing 101, 5 am – 7 am, Davidson River Outfitters 95 Pisgah Hwy., Pisgah Forest, 828.877.4181.  

 

Transylvania County Farmer’s Market, Summerfest for Kids sponsored by Food Matters Market, Live Music by Rhiannon & The Relics, 8 am – 12 noon, 190 East Main Street, Brevard.

 

Transylvania Heritage Museum, 10 am – 5 pm, 189 West Main Street, Brevard, 828.884.2347.

 

Hunger Games Filming Locations Tour, 10 am – 1 pm, DuPont State Recreational Forest with Hunger Games Fan Tours, 828.883.3244.

 

Allison-Deaver House, 1 pm – 4 pm, 2753 Asheville Hwy, Pisgah Forest NC, 828.884.5137.

 

Trail of the Lonesome, Music, 6 pm – 8 pm, Oskar Blues Brewery, 342 Mountain Industrial Drive, Brevard, 828.883.2337.

 

Bluegrass Music at Cathey’s Creek, Music Jam, 6 pm – 10 pm, Cathey’s Creek Community Center, Island Ford Road, Brevard, 828.883.3557.

 

Southern Exposure Free Outdoor Concert, 7 pm  at the Gazebo on Main Street – bring your chair!

 

BMC 80th Anniversary Spectacular with Amy Grant, 7:30 pm, Brevard Music Center, Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium, 349 Andante Lane, Brevard, 828.862.2105.

 

The Get Right Band at 185 King St., Music, 8 pm – 11 pm, 185 King St., Brevard, NC, 828.877.1750.

 

 SUNDAY, JUNE 26

 Scenic 276 South Corridor Fine Art & Craft Studio Tour, Go at your own pace—visit www.scenic276arts.com for list of participating studios and hours of operation.

 

Downtown Sculpture Walk, walking tour at your own pace, visit artsofbrevard.org and click on Art Tours for map.

 

Orvis Fly Fishing 101, 9 am, Davidson River Outfitters 95 Pisgah Hwy., Pisgah Forest, 828.877.4181.            

 

The Land of Waterfalls Tour, 9 am – 12 noon, WNC Adventure Tours meet at Brevard Chamber of Commerce 175 E. Main Street Brevard, 828.553.7529.

 

Hunger Games Filming Locations Tour, 10 am – 1 pm, DuPont State Recreational Forest with Hunger Games Fan Tours, 828.883.3244.

 

Allison-Deaver House, 1 pm – 4 pm, 2753 Asheville Hwy, Pisgah Forest, 828.884.5137.

 

Live Music at Oskar Blues, 2 pm – 4 pm, Oskar Blues Brewery, 342 Mountain Industrial Drive, Brevard, 828.883.2337.

 

BMC Presents Shostakovich , 7:30 pm, Brevard Music Center, Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium, 349 Andante Lane, Brevard, 828.862.2105.

 

Live Music at Quixote, 6 pm – 9 pm, Quixote, 20 McLean Rd, Brevard, 828.966.4554.

 

 

 MONDAY, JUNE 27

 TC Arts Summer Art Camp, 9 am – 12 noon and 1 pm – 4 pm, Registration Required, 349 S. Caldwell St, Brevard, 828.884.2787.

 

Transylvania Art Guild Summer Arts Showcase at TC Arts Council, Art Exhibit, 9:30am – 4:30 pm, TC Arts Council, 349 S. Caldwell Street, Brevard, 828.884.2787.

 

Mountain Music Monday’s at Oskar Blues Brewery, Music Jam, 6 pm, Open to all skill levels, 342 Mountain Industrial Drive, Brevard, af@oskarblues.com, 828.883.2337.

 

Open Mic Night at 185 King Street, for Singers & Songwriters, 7 pm -11 pm, 185 King St, Brevard, 828.877.1850.

 

Open Mic Nite for Writers at TC Arts ~ Hosted by the Brevard Author’s Guild, 7 – 9 pm, Free Event, TC Arts Council, 349 S. Caldwell St. in Brevard, 828.884.2787.

 

BMC Presents Artist Faculty I, 7:30 pm, Brevard College, Ingram Auditorium, 1 Brevard College Drive, Brevard, 828.862.2105.

 

 

 TUESDAY, JUNE 28

Scenic 276 South Corridor Fine Art & Craft Studio Tour, Go at your own pace—visit www.scenic276arts.com for list of participating studios and hours of operation.

 

Downtown Sculpture Walk, walking tour at your own pace, visit artsofbrevard.org and click on Art Tours for map.

 

TC Arts Summer Art Camp, 9 am – 12 noon and 1 pm – 4 pm, Registration Required, 349 S. Caldwell St, Brevard, 828.884.2787.

 

Transylvania Art Guild Summer Arts Showcase at TC Arts Council, Art Exhibit, 9:30am – 4:30 pm, TC Arts Council, 349 S. Caldwell Street, Brevard, 828.884.2787.

 

PAN – Kids Movie, 10 am, Co-ed Cinema, 79 West Main Street, Brevard, 828.883.2200.

 

Tuesday Hullabaloo! Squirm & Toddle for ages birth thru 2, 10:00 – 10:30, Crafty Kids for ages 2 – 5, 10:30 – 11:00, Preschool Storytime for ages 3 – 5, 11:00 – 11:30, TC Library, 212 S. Gaston Street, Brevard, 828.884.3151, www.library.transylvaniacounty.org/kids.

 

Adult Beginning Drawing Class at Coffee cARTS, Registration required, 1 – 3 pm, 1061 Rosman Hwy, Brevard, 828.877.5245.

 

Kids Beginning Drawing Class at Coffee cARTS, Ages 6-14, Registration required, 3:30 – 5:30 pm, 1061 Rosman Hwy, Brevard, 828.877.5245.

 

Southern Comfort Records Jam Session, 6:30 pm, 16 W Main Street, Brevard, 828.884.3575.

 

Old Time Street Dances, 6:30 Live Music & Free Lessons, 7:30 Live Music & Free Dancing,
In front of the County Courthouse Gazebo, Main Street, Brevard.

 

BMC Presents Béla Fleck in Concert , 7:30 pm, Brevard Music Center, Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium, 349 Andante Lane, Brevard, 828.862.2105.

 

Singer/Songwriter Night at The Phoenix, 8 pm – 11 pm, The Phoenix, 14 S. Gaston St, Brevard, 828.877.3232.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29

 Scenic 276 South Corridor Fine Art & Craft Studio Tour, Go at your own pace—visit www.scenic276arts.com for list of participating studios and hours of operation.

 

Downtown Sculpture Walk, walking tour at your own pace, visit artsofbrevard.org and click on Art Tours for map.

 

TC Arts Summer Art Camp, 9 am – 12 noon and 1 pm – 4 pm, Registration Required, 349 S. Caldwell St, Brevard, 828.884.2787.

 

Transylvania Art Guild Summer Arts Showcase at TC Arts Council, Art Exhibit, 9:30am – 4:30 pm, TC Arts Council, 349 S. Caldwell Street, Brevard, 828.884.2787.

 

Transylvania Heritage Museum, 10 am – 5 pm, 189 West Main Street, Brevard, 828.884.2347.

 

Waterfalls & Wine, 12 noon – 4 pm, The Pisgah Field School 828.884.3443. 

 

BMC Presents Student Piano Recital, 12:30 pm, Brevard Music Center, Searcy Hall, 349 Andante Lane, Brevard, 828.862.2105.

 

Free Family Show ~ Tom Frisch, Children’s Folk Music, Recommended for Ages 5+, 3 pm, TC Library, 212 S Gaston Street, Brevard, 828.884.3151.

 

Tail Waggin’ Tutors—Read with Mattie and Nugget, 4 – 5 pm, Kids & Family, TC Library, 212 South Gaston Street, Brevard, 828.884.3151.

 

Vinyl Night @ 185 King Street, 7 pm, bring your vinyl records to share, 185 King Street, 828.877.1850.

 

Brevard Music Center Presents Artist Faculty II, 7:30 pm, Brevard College, Ingram Auditorium, 1 Brevard College Drive, Brevard, 828.862.2105.

 

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 30

 Scenic 276 South Corridor Fine Art & Craft Studio Tour, Go at your own pace—visit www.scenic276arts.com for list of participating studios and hours of operation.

 

Downtown Sculpture Walk, walking tour at your own pace, visit artsofbrevard.org and click on Art Tours for map.

 

TC Arts Summer Art Camp, 9 am – 12 noon and 1 pm – 4 pm, Registration Required, 349 S. Caldwell St, Brevard, 828.884.2787.

 

Transylvania Art Guild Summer Arts Showcase at TC Arts Council, Art Exhibit, 9:30am – 4:30 pm, TC Arts Council, 349 S. Caldwell Street, Brevard, 828.884.2787.

 

Transylvania Heritage Museum, 10 am – 5 pm, 189 West Main Street, Brevard, 828.884.2347.

 

The Cedar Mountain Arts Tour, 12 pm – 4 pm, Blue Moon Gallery, 10771 Greenville Hwy, Cedar Mountain, 828.884.3443.

 

Teen Hooping Workshop with Kelly Jewell-Timco, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Ages 13-18, Registration Required, TC Library, 212 S. Gaston Street, Brevard, 828. 884.3151.

 

Kids Beginning Drawing Class at Coffee cARTS, Ages 6 – 14, Registration required, 3:30 -5:30 pm, 1061 Rosman Hwy, Brevard, 828.877.5245.

 

Late Night Special at Oskar Blues, Music, 6 – 8 pm, Oskar Blues Brewery, 342 Mountain Industrial Drive, Brevard, 828.883.2337.

 

Open Mic Night at Coffee cARTS, 7 pm – 9:30 pm, Coffee cARTS, 1061 Rosman Hwy, Brevard, 828.577.9310.

 

Sounds of Silvermont Mountain Music Jam, 7:30 pm – 10 pm, 364 East Main Street, Brevard, 828.884. 3166.

 

Falling Angel, Opera, 7:30 pm, Porter Center, 1 Brevard College Drive, Brevard, 828.862.2105.

 

Violet Delancey at 185 King St., Music, 8 pm – 11 pm, 185 King St., Brevard, NC, 828.877.1850.

 

 

FRIDAY, JULY 1

 Scenic 276 South Corridor Fine Art & Craft Studio Tour, Go at your own pace—visit www.scenic276arts.com for list of participating studios and hours of operation.

 

Downtown Sculpture Walk, walking tour at your own pace, visit artsofbrevard.org and click on Art Tours for map.

 

TC Arts Summer Art Camp, 9 am – 12 noon and 1 pm – 4 pm, Registration Required, 349 S. Caldwell St, Brevard, 828.884.2787.

 

Transylvania Art Guild Summer Arts Showcase at TC Arts Council, Art Exhibit, 9:30am – 4:30 pm, TC Arts Council, 349 S. Caldwell Street, Brevard, 828.884.2787.

 

Carolina Hike Series: The Best of Pisgah, 10 am – 3 pm, The Pisgah Field School, 828.884.3443.

 

Blue Ridge Bakery Boys, Music, 10 am – 12 pm, 86 W. Main Street, Brevard, 828.883.8444.

 

Transylvania Heritage Museum, 10 am – 5 pm, 189 West Main Street, Brevard, 828.884.2347.

 

Justin Payne at Oskar Blues, 6 pm – 8 pm, Oskar Blues Brewery, 342 Mountain Industrial Drive, Brevard, 828.883.2337.

 

Paint n Pour Fridays, 6 pm-8:30 pm, Registration required, Coffee cARTS, 1061 Rosman Hwy, Brevard, 828.877.5245.

 

Friday Night Jamboree, 6 pm, Music, Lake Toxaway Community Center, 81 Slick Fisher Road, Lake Toxaway, 828.966.4060.

 

BMC Presents Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1, 7:30 pm, Brevard Music Center, Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium, 349 Andante Lane, Brevard, 828.862.2105.

 

Captain Ivory at 185 King St., Music, 8 pm – 11 pm, 185 King St., Brevard, NC, 828.877.1850.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 2

Scenic 276 South Corridor Fine Art & Craft Studio Tour, Go at your own pace—visit www.scenic276arts.com for list of participating studios and hours of operation.

 

Downtown Sculpture Walk, walking tour at your own pace, visit artsofbrevard.org and click on Art Tours for map.

 

Transylvania County Farmer’s Market, Live Music by Poprocks & Moonshine, 8 am – 12 noon, 190 East Main Street, Brevard.

 

Hunger Games Filming Locations Tour, 10 am – 1 pm, DuPont State Recreational Forest with Hunger Games Fan Tours, 828.883.3244.

 

Transylvania Heritage Museum, 10 am – 5 pm, 189 West Main Street, Brevard, 828.884.2347.

 

Allison-Deaver House, 1 pm – 4 pm, 2753 Asheville Hwy, Pisgah Forest NC, 828.884.5137.

 

Deck Party ~ Bluegrass Music at the Gorges State Park Visitor’s Center, 12 pm – 4 pm, Gorges State Park, 976 Grassy Ridge Rd, Sapphire, 828.966.9099, ext. 203.

 

Brevard Music Center Falling Angel, Opera, 2 pm, Porter Center, 1 Brevard College Drive, Brevard, 828.862.2105.

 

Swing State Ramblers, Music, 6 pm – 8 pm, Oskar Blues Brewery, 342 Mountain Industrial Drive, Brevard, 828.883.2337.

 

Southern Exposure Free Outdoor Concert, 7 pm  at the Gazebo on Main Street – bring your chair!

 

Bluegrass Music at Cathey’s Creek, Music Jam, 7 pm – 9 pm, Cathey’s Creek Community Center, Island Ford Road, Brevard, 828.883.5716.

 

BMC Presents Mozart and Wagner, 7:30 pm, Brevard Music Center, Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium, 349 Andante Lane, Brevard, 828.862.2105.

 

 

SUNDAY, JULY 3

Scenic 276 South Corridor Fine Art & Craft Studio Tour, Go at your own pace—visit www.scenic276arts.com for list of participating studios and hours of operation

 

Downtown Sculpture Walk, walking tour at your own pace, visit artsofbrevard.org and click on Art Tours for map

 

Hunger Games Filming Locations Tour, 10 am – 1 pm, DuPont State Recreational Forest with Hunger Games Fan Tours, 828.883.3244.

 

Allison-Deaver House, 1 pm – 4 pm, 2753 Asheville Hwy, Pisgah Forest NC, 828.884.5137

 

Oskar Blues Brews-In Vintage Car Show and Straw Man, 2 pm – 4 pm, Oskar Blues Brewery, 342 Mountain Industrial Drive, Brevard, 828.883.2337

 

A Gospel Celebration, 3 pm, Brevard Music Center, Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium, 349 Andante Lane, Brevard, 828.862.2105

 

Songcatcher’s Music Series at the Cradle of Forestry, 4 pm, Hwy 276, Pisgah Forest, 828.877.3130.

 

MONDAY, JULY 4

 Heart of Brevard’s July 4th Celebration, Street Festival with arts, music, food, vendors, old timey car show and more from 9 am – 5 pm, Main Street, Brevard, 828.884.3278.

 

TC Arts Council Present’s the 44th Annual Fine Arts & Crafts Showcase, 9 am – 5 pm, Juried selection of fine arts and crafts on West Main Street, Brevard, 828.884.2787.

 

BMC Pendergrast Family Patriotic Pops, 2 pm, Brevard Music Center, Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium, 349 Andante Lane, Brevard, 828.862.2105.

 

TC Arts Council’s Duck Race for Kreative Kids, 6 pm, King’s Creek at Brevard College, 828.884.2787. Buy your Duck at the festival that day $5 and watch it race down the creek at 6 pm. Sponsored by Comporium, Transylvania Times, Audrey Love Charitable Foundation, Think It Studio, Creekside Subs, Blue Ridge Bakery, Rocky’s Grill & Soda Shop, The River House Brevard, Newman Tree & Landscaping and Head to Tail Natural Grooming.

 

Open Mic Night at 185 King Street, for Singers & Songwriters, 7 pm -11 pm, 185 King St, Brevard, 828.877.1850.

 

Heart of Brevard’s July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza! 9:30 pm, Brevard College.

For more information on Arts & Culture Celebration:                  

TC Arts Council   828.884.2787   www.tcarts.org   www.artsofbrevard.org

Brevard/Transylvania County Visitors Center   828.883.3700   www.visitwaterfalls.com

 

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Ducks are now on Sale for TC Arts Council’s

July 4th Duck Race for Kreative Kids

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Sponsor A Duck for the July 4th Duck Race for Kreative Kids!

You have the chance to Win $250 or prizes from downtown merchants!!

One Duck $5

Five Ducks for $25 and get one duck free

Twenty Ducks for $100 and get 5 ducks free

TC Arts Council 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard, NC or stop by our booth at July 4th on West Main Street.

Questions – call TC Arts Council 828.884.2787

The Duck Race is sponsored by: Comporium, Transylvania Times, Think It Studio, Creekside Subs, The River House Brevard, Audrey Love Charitable Foundation, Rocky’s Grill & Soda Shop, Blue Ridge Bakery, Newman Tree & Landscaping, St. Marie Financial, and Head to Tail Natural Pet Grooming.

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WINNERS ANNOUNCED

WHITE SQUIRREL PHOTO CONTEST

 

white squirrel photo contest 2016 1st place Deborah Apicerno

1st Place – Deborah Apicerno

 

white squirrel photo contest 2016 Terry Maros

2nd Place – Terry Maros

 

white squirrel photo contest 2016 3rd place Gloria Clouse

3rd Place – Gloria Clouse 

 

 

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 We have been under renovations!!!

Come Check Us Out at TC Arts 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard, NC!

TC Arts building CAM Heating & Air TC Arts building sculptures TC Arts Build offices TC Arts Build renovations painting TC Arts Build renovations stairs

Thank You to Catherine & Kent Heuser for overseeing this renovation project!

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CALL FOR ARTISTS

JULY 4TH FINE ARTS & CRAFTS SHOWCASE

ART BLOCK BOOTHS NOW AVAILABLE

Contact TC Arts Council 828.884.2787 or email tcarts@comporium.net to request an application.

 

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CALL FOR ARTISTS

DONATE TO Art Spark 2016

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Art Spark 2016 Sandy Hemmer Art Spark 2016 Nancy Rosenthal Art Spark 2016 Marty Ray

Art Auction & Party – Artists Supporting the Arts!

Artwork due to TC Arts Council by July 10.

Exhibit of Donated artwork: July 22-July 12

Art Auction August 14 at Old Bishop Place Farm

“The Wonderful World of Color”

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CALL FOR ARTISTS

PRINTMAKING EXHIBIT

September 23 – October 21

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Printmaking Pieces by Steven Chapp

The TC Arts Council has invited printmakers to participate in this open printmaking art exhibit. The exhibit will run from Sept. 23 – Oct. 21. To get an application email tcarts@comporium.net. An opening reception will be held on Friday, September 23 from 5 pm – 8 pm. Gallery hours are Monday – Friday from 9:30 am – 4:30 pm. The TC Arts Council is located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard, NC.   828.884.2787

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CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

Sculpting Wildlife with Christine Kosiba

August 21 & 28

Christine Kosiba - photo by David Day

This two-part workshop will focus on capturing in clay the anatomy, gesture and character of animals.

Day 1 –  August 21 at TC Arts Council from 10 am – 4 pm

The day begins with a slideshow of Christine’s work and discussion of influences that have informed her artistic choices. The duration of the day will include demonstration and technical instruction related to various hand building techniques as participants create their own sculptures.

Day 2 – August 28 at TC Arts Council from 10 am – 12 noon

Day 2 will be spent exploring surface treatments and finishing techniques.

Cost $225

Cost includes: instruction, clay, underglazes and firing.

Required Materials: ware boards and basic sculpting tools. Teacher will supply clay and glazes.

This workshop is suitable for all levels. Sculptures will be fired at the TC Arts Council and picked up at a later date.

To register call TC Arts at 828.884.2787. The TC Arts Council is located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard, NC.

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July 27 – August 3, 10, 17, 24

Wednesday’s from 2 pm – 4 pm 

Writing From the Heart with Bobbie Pell

 

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Storyteller and writer Bobbie Pell has partnered with the Transylvania Community Arts Council to offer a 5 week writing class at the TC Arts Council entitled Writing from the Heart.

This class will run on Wednesday’s. July 27, August 3, 10, 17, 24.  What does it mean to “write from the heart” in today’s world?

By examining personal definitions of this phrase, each writer will learn to deepen characterization, to interweave emotional threads into exhilarating plot lines, and to examine imagery to relay mood.

Short exercises, storytelling works by national tellers, and journaling methods expand student’s writing horizons. In-class writings will create drafts ready for fictional scenes, non-fiction articles, poems, or simply personal use.

Cost for this class is $175 per student. Call the TC Arts Council to register at 828.884.2787. The TC Arts Council is located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard, NC. www.tcarts.org

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Coffee & Clay an Introduction to Pottery

Basics of Hand-Building & Wheel Throwing

Presented by Transylvania Ceramic Arts (TC Arts)

Wednesday’s from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm at TC Arts

Six Weeks – August 24, 31, Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28

Cost for six classes: $240 + cost of clay

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Image by Rob Travis Photography

 

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Transylvania Ceramic Arts Presents

Mud Madness  – Pre-schoolers Explore Pottery

Preschoolers with Parent or Guardian

Must have one adult per two children  

Tuesday’s  – September (6, 13, 20, 27)

9:30 am -11:30 am

Cost: $100 for 4 sessions

Discount for Second Child  – 4 classes only $75

Pottery Camp 2012 jug

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September 7, 14, 21, 28

Irish Song Workshop with Aoife Clancy

2 pm – 3:30 pm

This class is comprised of songs from traditional Irish origin. Clancy teaches songs that were passed down to her from her father and grandparents. Students will receive song sheets to keep during the workshop as well as the background and origin of the songs. Students will also learn a vocal technique to certain unaccompanied songs that helps with ornamentation and pacing of songs. For some of the material, she will accompany herself with the guitar and Irish drum, called a Bodhràn.

Class costs $80 for all four classes. Classes will take place on Wednesday’s September 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm.

To register call the TC Arts Council at 828.884.2787. The TC Arts Council is located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard, NC.

 

Aiofe Clancy

 

MORE CLASSES TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!

 

 

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  THANK YOU TO OUR MAJOR SPONSORS:

audrey love charitable foundation logo    NC Arts Council logo 2013 - 2014

 

Jerome & Summery jpeg banner 2011    Duke-Energy-Logo-4c 2013

 

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Lake Toxaway Charities    

Pisgah Forest Rotary

Transylvania County


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Arts Industry Returns $671,000 in Revenue to Local and State Coffers

Brevard, NC – Transylvania County was one of 182 study groups representing all 50 states and Washington DC that participated in the Arts & Economic Prosperity IV study to determine the economic impact of the arts in our county. The most comprehensive economic impact study of the nonprofit arts and culture industry ever conducted in the United States, Arts & Economic Prosperity IV was conducted by Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education. The Transylvania Community Arts Council spearheaded this study in our county.

Nationally, the Arts & Economic Prosperity IV study reveals that the nonprofit arts and culture industry produced $135.2 billion in economic activity during FY2010. This spending–$61.1 billion by nonprofit arts and culture organizations plus an additional $74.1 billion by their audiences—supported 4.1 million full-time equivalent jobs and generated $22.3 billion in federal, state and local tax revenues.

“This study shines a much needed light on the vital role that arts play in stimulating and sustaining economic development,” says Robert L. Lynch, president and CEO of Americans for the Arts. “Contrary to popular belief, the arts are a bustling industry that supports a plethora of diverse jobs, generates significant revenues for local businesses, federal, state and local governments and provides quality of life that positions communities to compete in our 21st century creative economy.”

The State of North Carolina was one of 10 state regions in this study. It ranked 3rd behind the States of Illinois and Pennsylvania producing $1.2 billion in nonprofit arts and culture expenditures, supported 43,605 full-time equivalent jobs and generated $119 million in local and state revenues.

In Transylvania County, 14 of the participating Arts and Culture nonprofits generated $8,600,000 in annual economic activity—supporting 240 full-time equivalent jobs and generating $671,000 in local and state government revenues, according to the Arts & Economic Prosperity IV national economic impact study.

According to the study, these participating Transylvania County nonprofit arts and culture organizations spent $4,366,000 during fiscal year 2010. This spending is far-reaching: organizations pay employees, purchase supplies, contract for services and acquire assets within their community. Those dollars, in turn, generated $4,909,000 in household income for local residents and $671,000 in local and state government revenues. And all of this was in an economic down year. The economic comparisons between 2005, the last time this study was done, and 2010 showed unemployment up, consumer confidence down foreclosures up, local attendees down, recreation, entertainment, shopping, tourism, food & beverage all down in 2010.

Tammy Hopkins, executive director of the TC Arts Council said, “$8,600,000 in annual economic activity, that’s a big number. However this number is the economic impact of just 14 of our local nonprofit arts and culture organizations. This study only included the nonprofit arts and culture organizations in the county. It did not include any of the for-profit organizations such as the art galleries, art businesses, artists and musicians in the community. Imagine how big the ARTS economic impact number would be if they were all included.”

Paula Wesley, who spearheaded this study for the Transylvania Community Arts Council, said, “It took a lot of cooperation from the arts and culture organizations, donors and volunteers to do this study. During this study, we discovered that Transylvania County has 80 nonprofit arts and culture organizations, 24 art galleries and 59 arts and cultural related businesses putting on 262 art events a year. Not bad for a town with under 50,000 population! And even with only 14 of our 80 nonprofit arts and culture organizations participating in this study, we ranked 8th in the country among our study group of 19 with populations under 50,000.”

And nonprofits depend heavily on their volunteers. The study showed that in Transylvania County the 14 participating arts and culture organizations reported 1680 volunteers contributed 34,820 donated hours representing a value of $743,733.

Arts Industry Boon for Local Businesses

In addition to spending by organizations, the Transylvania County nonprofit arts and culture industry leverages $4,194,000 in event-related spending by its audiences. As a result of attending a cultural event, attendees often eat dinner in local restaurants, pay for parking, buy gifts and souvenirs, and pay a babysitter. What’s more, attendees from out of town often stay overnight in a local hotel. In Transylvania County, these dollars support 240 full-time equivalent jobs and generate $671,000 in local and state government revenues.

The study also showed that residents spent an average of $15 per event where as no-residents spent an average of $47 at the same event. 59.4% of our attendees said this event was their primary purpose for the trip to Transylvania County. In addition, 51.3% of Transylvania County residents reported that they would have traveled to a different community in order to attend a similar cultural event and 65.9% of non-residents reported the same. According to the report, this shows that “if a community does not provide a variety of artistic and cultural experiences, it will fail to attract the new dollars of cultural tourists. It will also lose the discretionary spending of its local residents who will travel elsewhere to experience the arts.”

Linda A. Carlisle, the state’s cultural resources secretary, said in a news release that the study shows “that an investment in the arts is an investment in a growth industry that supports jobs, generates government revenue and is one of the cornerstones of tourism.” Wayne Martin, executive director of the NC Arts Council, said the study highlights the fact that arts organizations are businesses. “They employ people locally, purchase goods and services from within the community, are members of the Chamber of Commerce…and are key participants in marketing their cities and regions.”

TC Arts Council cannot thank enough the following individuals who made this study possible by their financial support and encouragement: Nick Bayne, RCG Realty; Bruce & Sandy Kirkman; Joe Bruneau, Number 7 Fine Arts & Crafts Cooperative; Joan VanOrman & Sue Hershey, Bluewood Photography; Mike Kanan, Exit Realty; Madrid Zimmerman, Heart of Brevard; John Gardner & Betsy Barefoot; Mark Burrows, Economic Development; Tourism Development Authority; Tammy Hopkins, TC Arts Council; and last, but not least John Felty, Looking Glass Entertainment.

Special recognition and appreciation is paid to John Felty for his participation in this study because at every event he organized at the Porter Center he encouraged the audience to take the survey and support the arts. His efforts allowed the TC Arts Council to reach the survey goal for the year.

Wesley also recognized her lead surveyor, Beth Sumner, Manager at Elements Spa for giving up week nights and weekends to help her survey the cultural audiences. Several other volunteers assisted with the surveys throughout the year as well. They are Julia Batliner, Dee Whinnery, Cindy Roach, Paul Thomas, Don Bieger and Dan Donofrio.

Wesley said, “Americans for the Arts is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America. They have conducted hundreds of similar economic impact studies in all 50 states. Their methodology is so sound that their economic impact data is used consistently by the Congressional Arts Caucus on the floor of the US House of Representatives to support federal arts funding.”

The Arts & Economic Prosperity IV study was conducted by Americans for the arts and supported by The Ruth Lilly Fund of Americans for the Arts. Americans for the Arts’ local, regional, and statewide project partners contributed both time and financial support to the study. The full text of the national statistical report is available at www.Americansforthearts.org/economicimpact . Research Partners who endorse this study are: the United States Conference of Mayors, Business Civic Leadership Center, National Association of Counties, Grantmakers in the Arts, Destination Marketing Association International, CECP (an international forum of business CEO’s), National League of Cities and The Conference Board.

For more information call Paula Wesley or Tammy Hopkins at the TC Arts Council 828-884-2787 or go to www.tcarts.org. To pick up a study packet stop by the TC Arts Council located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard. To learn more about the ARTS of Brevard and Transylvania County go to www.artsofbrevard.org.

Click here to download the Arts & Economic Prosperity Report

Click here to download the Summary of Economic Impact Findings


Why Arts Programming is Essential for Young Students

·         Art helps students make new connections and think “outside the box.”

·         Expression in the arts helps students develop cognitive and physical skills.

·         Each art form brings special ways of perceiving the world, utilizing critical thinking and problem solving skills.

·         The arts help transform the school environment to one of discovery and learning.

·         Art criticism helps students develop observation and analytical skills that can be transferred to other areas of study.

·         The arts are essential to an understanding of personal, local, national and global cultures, past and present.

Artwork from the Transylvania County Student Art Show
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In Western NC, Creativity Means Business
Nonprofit arts and cultural organizations, artists, creative workers, entrepreneurs and businesses producing innovative products make up the Creative Economy. The Creative Industry supports jobs, generates government revenue, and is a cornerstone of tourism. With a nationally competitive market for creative employment, new talent and skilled workers continue to be drawn to western N.C. The nonprofit arts and culture sector alone is a $140 million industry in western N. C.

In Western NC, Creativity Means Jobs
More than 14,000 people in western N.C. have jobs in creative occupations, and the number is increasing every year. Creative sector jobs in western N.C. increased 6 percent from 2010 to 2011. Cultural programs draw new talent and keep skilled workers. Counties with higher proportions of workers in arts-related occupations are more likely to retain current residents and attract new ones. And the presence of creative workers is strongly associated with rising household incomes.

In Western NC, Creativity Means Growing Economies
The rich cultural traditions in craft and music are sustainable place-based economic development opportunities that cannot be outsourced. These traditions attract thousands of visitors, investors and potential residents to the region who spend money each day for authentic experiences. Audience members from outside the region at nonprofit arts and culture programs spend an average of nearly $60 per person in the community beyond the cost of the event. All nonprofit cultural audiences spend $60.7 million a year. Nonprofit arts organizations contribute $79 million to the western N.C. economy each year. Together, nonprofit arts groups and their audiences return more than $6 million in annual revenue to local governments.

For more information on how the Creative Economy fuels North Carolina’s economy, visit the North Carolina Arts Council’s Creative Economy Portal at www.ncarts.org/creative_economy
2011 data compiled by The North Carolina Arts Council, part of the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources

 

Transylvania Community Arts Council
349 South Caldwell Street
Brevard, North Carolina 28712
828-884-ARTS (2787) 

tcarts@comporium.net 

Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Directions to Transylvania Community Arts Center/Council